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Naga Munchetty flooded with support as she shares heartbreaking goodbye

BBC Breakfast co-host Naga Munchetty took to social media at the weekend to share some very sad news with her followers.Taking to Instagram, the TV and radio presenter posted two photos of her cat Missy as she shared the tragic update that Missy had died.SEE: BBC Breakfast's Naga Munchetty praised by fans after hitting out at internet trollShe added a broken heart emoji as she paid an emotional tribute to her late pet, captioning the images: "Said goodbye to our darling, sweet girl Missy yesterday. She may have been small, but she was immense in stature."The sweetest cat I've ever loved.
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Naga Munchetty inundated with support as loss leaves her and husband 'with hole in hearts'
Naga Munchetty has told of her devastation at losing her family cat Missy in an emotional social media post.The BBC Breakfast host, 47, took to Instagram to tell how the death of their beloved cat has left a "hole" in hers and her husband's hearts as she paid tribute to the feline.In view of her 53,600 followers, Naga told of her heartbreak at losing the daily member.She wrote: "Said goodbye to our darling, sweet girl Missy yesterday."She may have been small, but she was immense in stature."The sweetest cat I've ever loved."She's left a massive hole in our hearts and home," she ended the post.Naga shared a series of sweet pictures of white, ginger and brown cat Missy.In one, Naga's arm could be seen giving the feline a stroke.The next showed the cat relaxing on a lap looking content, while the final one showed Missy also sitting on someone's lap.Following Naga's sad news, her followers took to the comments with kind messages of support.Instagram user @mrs_hetfield13 wrote: "Sorry for your loss, she's a beautiful girl," alongside a heart and sad face emoji."Sorry for your loss .. sending hugs to you & James," added @birdiejoyce.@Glazy_uk penned: "Sad news indeed !! Sorry for your loss."While girl_n_guitar commented: "I'm so terribly sorry for your loss."Their only flaw is that they don't live long enough.Thinking of you."Naga frequently shared snaps of her beautiful cat to Instagram.Months ago, the BBC host shared a sweet snap of Missy looking sleepy while lying on the floor.She captioned the snap: "Sleep peacefully.
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John Isner branded 'far too nice' by Dan Walker after ending Andy Murray's Wimbledon hopes
John Isner, 37, was called “far too nice” by Channel 5 News presenter Dan Walker, 45, yesterday after defeating Andy Murray, 35, at Wimbledon.The former BBC Breakfast presenter described the American tennis player as a “lovely fella” after he beat the British hopeful early on in the competition. Dan took to Twitter yesterday to sing John’s praises after he had bested Andy on his home turf. Speaking to his 768,600 followers, he wrote: “John Isner is far too nice, and gracious and kind and respectful. “What a lovely fella #Wimbledon.”Yesterday, British two-time champion Andy suffered his earliest Wimbledon exit ever.The Scottish tennis star put up a good fight, but lost in four sets against John in the second round.The former world number one secured the third set, with the hope that he could bring it back, but unfortunately fell 6-4 7-6 (7-4) 6-7 (3-7) 6-4 to the big-hitting 20th seed.Andy has never failed to reach the third round at Wimbledon over 13 previous attempts, but that all changed yesterday.Meanwhile, John fired 36 aces on his way to victory on centre court after previously competing as a semi-finalist in 2018.The athlete, who is originally from North Carolina, will play 20-year-old Italian 10th seed Jannik Sinner next.John proved himself to be a good sport, as he hailed Andy as “one of the greatest players ever” after knocking him out of the second round. "It's no secret that I am not a better tennis player than Andy Murray," he said.
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BBC Breakfast's Carol Kirkwood bids farewell to 'lovely' colleague amid 'emotional' exit
Carol Kirkwood, 60, has taken to Twitter this morning to wish her colleague Mark Murphy well in his new career as he leaves his breakfast show on BBC Suffolk.The weather presenter credited her colleague for being "such a superstar", as he moves on to the next stage of his career.Carol posted the farewell message this morning in view of her 236,400 Twitter followers.She penned: "Just want to wish my lovely colleague @MarkGlennMurphy on @BBCSuffolk all the very best!"You are such a superstar! And just think....no more 3am alarm calls!! Take care Mark."Mark is the breakfast presenter on BBC Radio Suffolk as well as being a multi award-winning presenter and producer at the BBC.The presenter broke his silence last night ahead of his last day hosting his morning show on BBC Radio Suffolk, as he bid an emotional farewell.Along with a promotional post for the show, he wrote on Instagram: "I thought I’d stick this up one last time."It’s going to be an emotional day tomorrow as I hand the breakfast show over to someone else."I’ve loved every minute and I’ll miss it so much but the time is right to change."Thank you to you for listening and to everyone I’ve worked with over the years."The new show starts on July 9th, I do hope you’ll give it a go."Carol's farewell comes mere weeks after she had to say goodbye to her friend Dan Walker as he made his move to Channel 5 News.On his last day at BBC Breakfast, the Strictly Come Dancing 2021 star's colleagues sent good luck messages ahead of his new career move.Carol began: "Dan, I cannot believe you are leaving.
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Naga Munchetty refers to BBC colleagues as 'rivals' then backtracks in dramatic podcast
BBC Breakfast star Naga Munchetty, 47, had been in conversation with fellow presenter Jo Whiley about the music festival Glastonbury, which kicks off today, when she made the blunder.She referred to other BBC reporters as "rivals" before swiftly changing gears and substituting the word with "colleagues"."Who else do you want but Jo Whiley there presenting for the BBC?" she began during an interview from the festival published on BBC Sounds."I was talking with our rivals," she told Jo, before hastily adding: "Not rivals - our colleagues, I should say!"Jo, 56, responded: "I'm glad I'm talking to you as well then!"The pair then went into a conversation about Glastonbury, which Naga revealed that she had never attended before.Her admission followed comments from comic Lenny Henry querying why the world-famous festival did not attract large numbers of ethnic minorities.Jo assured her that it was "the most extraordinary experience" which would hold "appeal for all ages".She told of how her mother had camped out with her several years earlier and was now nagging her for a repeat experience as she was "desperate" to go again.Jo said she had also seen off her children, the youngest of whom is 13, as they headed to the festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset.Top acts include headliner Paul McCartney, who is expected to wow at the event after having just turned 80 last week.DJ Jo spoke of the strong "female representation" that she was looking forward to her daughters India and Coco being inspired by.She has previously joked that her youngest daughter was conceived thanks to Glastonbury favourite Noel Gallagher."I’d always wanted a fourth child and I kept saying to Steve not to forget that,” she ­told the Mirror previously.“Then I
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BBC's Louise Minchin made guests wait outside church with picnics as she wed husband David
BBC Breakfast moved to Salford in 2012, I relocated here from London.“I moved with my husband David who’s a restaurateur (this picture’s of our wedding in a church in Hampshire in 1998), and our two daughters."The couple's wedding photo could be seen in their living room. Louise was a beautiful bride in a flowing white dress with three-quarter-length sleeves, which she matched with heels and a classic veil. Her husband, meanwhile, was in a black suit with a white waistcoat as he held his new wife's hand above her head to celebrate their nuptials. The newlyweds were seen emerging from the church, which had been decorated with a pink and red flower arch.David is a restaurateur and investor who is kept out of the spotlight. On a BBC Breakfast show prior to her exit this year, she said that their relationship had previously changed during a ski trip.Louise said: "I always go skiing with him and it was just like, my gosh, trying to keep up with him, you know, was really hard because he's very good, very fast, very safe.“And then there was one point in our relationship when things changed and I'd been doing a lot of spinning.“I used to do spin classes and I came down a glacier and I said, 'Oh, my gosh, where is he?'"And I was literally standing there for ages going, 'Oh, this is so bad. I've left him on the mountain'."He goes, 'No, you're just really fast.' And that was a day that our relationship on the mountain changed."The couple share two teenage daughters, Mia and Scarlett. She told the Sunday post how they were unbothered by her fame: “I’m their mum, that’s the most important thing.
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Carol Kirkwood explains BBC Breakfast absence with cryptic post about 'special' event
Carol Kirkwood, 60. told her 235,600 followers that she was stepping away from her usual BBC Breakfast position for a "special reason".The news comes after the weather presenter announced live on BBC Breakfast at the end of last month that she is engaged to be married.Taking to Twitter, Carol addressed her absence with her 235,000 followers.The weather presenter wrote: "I am (obviously!) not at work today… but am heading out to see something rather special!" she announced with a winking emoji."Will share with you later.Take care xxx."@robin_knowles wrote back: "Come on Carol spill, what's happening? Missing you on BBC this morning!!Meanwhile @jackfromdevon chimed in: "Ooh! Can't wait.Sounds like a mirror as you are very special."Carol's next tweet made it clear that she hadn't set off for a special destination yet, as she was doing something a little more mundane before leaving."You can take the girl out of the country…." she joked, before disclosing: "Two loads of washing done and out on the line!!!"Meanwhile she also posted a photo a few days earlier of herself reading a copy of her latest novel, The Hotel On The Riviera.The tagline on the front cover teases: "It's the perfect place to hide a secret".Carol recently revealed that she is preparing to tie the knot with her partner.However she has not publicly announced his identity or even his first name so far.Co-star Sally Nugent outed Carol's new relationship status live on air earlier in the year, teasing: "I'm a little bit concerned about you this morning."I don't know how you're managing to stand up with that giant rock on your left hand."Playing things down, she thanked her colleague and shyly agreed: "It is rather nice.
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Naga Munchetty reacts to BBC co-star's health update leading to unexpected work absence
Naga Munchetty, 47, has taken to social media to react to her BBC colleague Sally Bundock's latest health update.Sally has been absent from BBC News for some time after a knee operation, with her spending the last six weeks recovering.Sally has been posting weekly updates to Twitter sharing the progress as she recovers from her knee operation to repair her ACL, MCL and meniscus.She took to Twitter in view of her 40,600 followers to post a picture of her leg along with a heartfelt update confirming her proposed return to work date.The BBC presenter penned: "Recovery: week 6 almost done."I'm seeing the consultant tomorrow and hoping I can downgrade from this strict knee brace and return to work on Monday #fingerscrossed."Many social media users took to the posts comments, including Naga who celebrated the good news with the presenter.Naga wrote: "OOH - Fingers crossed Sal xx."Sally's replacement, Victoria Fritz, also commented: "You have been missed Sally! Xx."To which Sally replied: "Thank you and thank you for doing such a marvelous job #liveatfive.So many early mornings."Naga's heartfelt comments come after the presenter took to her BBC Radio 5 Live yesterday to plead with listeners.The BBC Breakfast presenter was discussing the theme of lending and borrowing on the show, and decided to share one of her own anecdotes.She said: "I have a boxset of the West Wing - which is an amazing series."And I leant out series one, and I’ve never had it back."I have haunted all my friends, asking them - accusing them, basically - of having it."And no one's admitted to it, so I ended up having to buy the series one DVD, which doesn’t match in the box set."She added: "It bothers me no end, because I like things very neat and tidy."So,
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'Accused all my friends!' Naga Munchetty’s final plea after pal stole treasured possession
Naga Munchetty confessed she once “accused all her friends” after a treasured possession was borrowed, but never returned to her.The BBC Radio 5 presenter made one last plea live on air this morning for whichever friend it was to return it to her.Naga, 47, explained that she is a huge fan of the NBC series The West Wing, which follows the fictional president and staff of the US White House.She went on to describe how she has a boxset of the series, but that a friend borrowed and then never returned her season one DVD.Speaking on the theme of lending and borrowing on today’s show, she shared the anecdote with her listeners.“I have a boxset of the West Wing - which is an amazing series,” she began.“And I leant out series one, and I’ve never had it back.“I have haunted all my friends, asking them - accusing them, basically - of having it,” she admitted.“And no one's admitted to it, so I ended up having to buy the series one DVD, which doesn’t match in the box set.“It bothers me no end, because I like things very neat and tidy.“So, if anyone has that, please can I have it back?” Naga asked her audience.The West Wing is an acclaimed political drama that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the White House under President Josiah Bartlet's administration.The fictional President Bartlet is portrayed by Martin Sheen, while the cast also boasts stars like Rob Lowe, Stockard Channing, Allison Janney and Elisabeth Moss.The series was created by renowned screenwriter Aaron Sorkin and ran between 1999 and 2006.The West Wing has been ranked among the best television shows of all time in a number of high-profile publications.It has received plenty of acclaim over the years, including three Golden Globes.The series was
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'Very proud' Naga Munchetty and Susanna Reid celebrate amid TRIC Awards nominations
Naga Munchetty and Susanna Reid are favourites on BBC Breakfast and Good Morning Britain. Now they have learnt they will go head to head at the 2022 TRIC Awards - and they both reacted happily to the nominations.Naga was in a celebratory mood as the TV star, who also presents on BBC 5 Live, announced the news to her 272,000 followers."Delighted to see @BBCBreakfast team has been nominated & shortlisted for Multi-Channel News Programme," she told the world."Great to see a brilliant, passionate and ridiculously hard-working team recognised."The nominations had been the result of over 65,000 TV viewers' votes.The news attracted mixed responses from readers.@sitoots praised in response: "Led by icons (like you) driven by stars!"However, in contrast, @martint77 told Naga scathingly: "Another meaningless award in an industry that loves to award people.The mutual appreciation society."Meanwhile, Susanna told her 877,000 followers: "Very proud of our BRILLIANT @gmb team on the @TRICawards shortlist, for Best Multi-Channel News Programme."Susanna is also leading the nominees at this year's National Reality TV Awards.@mikephotowild60 exclaimed in response: "Absolutely well deserved praying that the whole team win."He added: "For you @susannareid100 to get a special reward you are on the way to the top of the world.
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Is this Carol Kirkwood’s mystery fiancé after BBC Breakfast star announces engagement on air?
BBC Breakfast weather presenter Carol Kirkwood delighted viewers when she revealed her engagement news live on Monday’s programme.However, she left us all intrigued by keeping mum on the identity of her new fiancé.The TV star was presenting live from the Chelsea Flower Show while noticeably sporting a new ring on her left hand, prompting her colleagues Sally Nugent and Jon Kay to probe her on the jewellery.‘I’m a bit concerned about how you’re standing up with a giant rock on that left hand,’ Sally joked.‘Thank you, Sal! It is rather nice,’ Carol said before blurting out: ‘I got engaged!’Although Carol went into detail surrounding the proposal (over a picnic), she did not reveal the name or any details of her partner.Now photos have emerged that could answer that question, taken in July last year.In the pictures, Carol is seen holding hands with a tall grey-haired man in shorts, T-shirt and a facemask as they exit a supermarket together.The pair were then seen smiling in a grey car together as they left.A source has claimed that this gentleman is Carol’s mystery fiancé, with the pair known to have been in a relationship since around 2016.To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video‘They’ve been an item for quite a while and are still together,’ the insider told MailOnline.
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Carol Kirkwood was unsure about getting married again after split from ex-husband
Carol Kirkwood, 59, beamed today as she confirmed her engagement as she appeared on BBC Breakfast.The weather presenter had kept her private life away from the spotlight and revealed she was in a new relationship in an interview last year.Carol gushed about her now-fiancé last year in an interview with Prima magazine where she added that while she is unsure of a second marriage, he is the “best thing that's ever happened to me”.She said: “I don't want to say too much about my boyfriend, but I will say that he is very kind and very funny - he's always making me laugh.“And extremely handsome, as well," she added to Prima magazine.The presenter continued: “He always makes me a cup of tea before I go to work in the morning, which is very romantic - it's 2.45am and he often leaves me a little love note for when I come home from work.“That, to me, is worth a million red roses."However, the former Strictly Come Dancing star went on to discuss marriage in the future but appeared to be unsure.Carol concluded: "He is the best thing that's ever happened to me, without a shadow of a doubt."The BBC star split from her husband of 18 years, Jimmy Kirkwood, back in 2008.Before their divorce, Carol and Jimmy had been married 18 years.Speaking about how the breakup changed her perspective on life, Carol explained: “I found myself when I got divorced."I started to do things and to think, 'I'm not going to say no, I'm going to say yes!"Carol gave BBC Breakfast viewers the news of her engagement today as she presented from the Chelsea Flower Show on the BBC show.Speaking to Sally Nugent and Jon Kay, Carol explained that her fiancé popped the question while they were on holiday after the former noticed the ring on her engagement finger.Sally
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'Late night Naga?' BBC Breakfast's Naga Munchetty apologises over awkward show blunder
Naga Munchetty, 47, looked amazing on BBC Breakfast today as she sported a tight-fitted dark blue jumpsuit, however, this did not stop her slipping up on this morning's show.The presenter announced the time four hours ahead, causing many fans to be very puzzled. this morning.The presenter announced the time on the show as they came back from a short clip.She said: "It is in fact 11 minutes past 11."However, the time in fact was only 8.11am, causing many viewers an element of stress this Thursday morning.Many social media users took to Twitter to call out the presenter for her awkward blunder, leaving Naga to apologise.Penticost_kathy said, along with a clip of the on-air mistake: "@TVNaga01 you read the time wrong I had to double take at the time."SKingdonWard added: "@BBCBreakfast @TVNaga01 Did I just hear Naga saying it was 11 minutes past 11, or have I not woken up properly yet?!"Jonesy68 commented: "@TVNaga01 11 minutes past 11 Naga! Its only 8 o clock!" (sic)RodVeganPower then joked: "@TVNaga01 11 minutes past 11? Late night Naga?"Naga replied to all in view of her 270,700 followers: "Sorry!"The presenter is not the only BBC Breakfast show host to slip up in the last week.Former presenter Dan Walker "forgot" to set his alarm on his last week on the programme.Along with a picture of him and Sally Nugent, as well as a close-up of his footwear choice and purple socks, Dan told his followers what had happened.In view of his 755,800 Twitter followers, he penned: "My last ever Wednesday on #BBCBreakfast and guess what? I forgot to set my alarms for the first time in 6 years."Thankfully the body clock kicked in and I wasn’t too late.
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Naga Munchetty discreetly reacts to Dan Walker's BBC Breakfast exit amid final farewell
Naga Munchetty's longstanding colleague Dan Walker fronted his final show as he bowed out of the programme after six years.The former Football Focus host has left BBC Breakfast to become Channel 5's news anchor and will also host other programmes on the channel.The 45-year-old has been inundated with leaving messages on social media following his departure from the show.Naga, 46, has since taken the opportunity to quietly react to her colleague and pal's exit after her BBC co-star Ben Thompson shared a cheeky photo.The broadcaster penned a heartfelt message to Dan as he joked about their height.Ben shared a series of photos from the BBC Breakfast studios but it was one photo in particular that caught Naga's attention.The host could be seen standing between Dan and Ben as the Breakfast hosts towered over her.Ben tweeted: "Happy last day @mrdanwalker! Thanks for all the @BBCBreakfast lols and for your services to tall people everywhere."Dan cheekily replied: "We are far too tall for telly Ben."A social media user was quick to react to the post as they tagged Naga.Twitter user, Jon Perks wrote: "That pic of you three with @TVNaga01," followed by a shocked-face emoji.Naga simply liked the social media user's post amid Dan's exit.Meanwhile, the broadcaster told viewers it had been "a real privilege" to present BBC Breakfast as Dan fronted his last show."It's always been my dream to do a job like this.
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'Out with the old' Dan Walker's jibe at BBC Breakfast as they search for his replacement
Dan Walker, 45, left BBC Breakfast today after joining in 2016 to begin a new venture at Channel 5 News.The presenter took to Twitter to make one last jibe at BBC Breakfast as they searched for his replacement on the award-winning breakfast show.Dan stunned BBC Breakfast's viewers when he announced last month that he would be leaving the flagship news programme and moving to Channel 5.BBC Breakfast's editor took to Twitter to share his appeal as they still search for Dan's replacement, despite his last show today.Richard Frediani penned: "We’ve said goodbye to @mrdanwalker and now we are looking for an outstanding Presenter to join the team at @BBCBreakfast - the UK’s #No1 rated morning show."More details and how to apply for the role of Chief Presenter."Dan replied to the message with a jibe in view of his 758,600 followers.He joked: "Out with the old…"Many social media users rushed to the comments to share their last farewells with the presenter as he left the show.PAN1F said: "I’m sure there’s a joke in there somewhere about enormous shoes to fill.."SusanGlen2 added: "Good luck with your future career Dan, my family and I love you!"I thought I read somewhere that John Kay was taking over? X."This comes as there has been a lot of speculation of his co-star Jon coming in to step up to the plate.Jon, 52, regularly stands in for Dan, as well as Charlie Stayt, when they are on holiday.He has been part of the BBC Breakfast team for more than a decade and is said to have "great on-screen chemistry" with hosts Naga Munchetty and Sally Nugent.Jon, who also has three children, is the frontrunner to replace Dan when he hosts his final instalment of BBC Breakfast on Tuesday.However, a spokesperson from the BBC told Express.co.uk
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'B****y arrogant' Piers Morgan fumes over Jacob Rees-Mogg's interview with BBC's Naga
Piers Morgan has taken to Twitter to fume at Jacob Rees-Mogg following his interview with Naga Munchetty on BBC Breakfast today.The former Good Morning Britain presenter, 57, didn't hold back when it came to sharing his views on what the Minister of State for Brexit thought about Partygate, following the update from the Met earlier this week.In view of his 7.9 million followers, Piers raged at the Conservative politician following his appearance on the BBC morning show, branding him "so b****y arrogant".It comes as BBC Breakfast hosts Naga was interviewing Rees-Mogg over the issue of partygate after it was reported that the Met Police have issued over 100 fines.Naga asked the politician: "Do these fines, more than 100, reflect well on this Conservative government?"Rees-Mogg replied: "I'm afraid I think this is a non-story."The BBC's absolutely loved it, but what is important is that we get on with the business of governing," before being cut off by the BBC host."I'm sorry," Naga cut in, "why do you think this is a non-story?"She went on: "Have you not heard people genuinely, upset, devastated, that people in Downing Street thought it was ok to break the rules that they set, while other people didn't break the rules and missed out on meeting dying family members?"The MP replied: "I think people were upset, I think this was an important story in February when it first became known and that there was great concern."There was a feeling of people who were bereaved particularly, about it."I also think we need to look in the enquiry at the rules to see whether they were proportionate.He went on: "I met a couple in Stoke on Trent yesterday where the cabinet went as you know who help people with baby loss and they were saying how
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